domestic cat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n domestic cat any domesticated member of the genus Felis
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Usage

In literature:

The domestic cat, descended from the jungle, is not more shrunk.
"Chimney-Pot Papers" by Charles S. Brooks
The following facts are suggested as topics for a first lesson on the domestic cat.
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
I have no doubt that our domestic cat would dislike the person who said that cats have nine lives.
"The Horsewoman" by Alice M. Hayes
Once upon a time the cat was a wild animal, but now people have tamed it into a domestic animal.
"The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two" by Prince Sarath Ghosh
They've raved on this and raved on that, The dog or the domestic cat.
"A Yeoman's Letters" by P. T. Ross
When captured very young, lynxes may be tamed, and have been known to live on friendly terms with domestic animals, such as dogs and cats.
"Harper's Young People, January 13, 1880" by Various
TEMMINCK, origin of domestic cats, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
These were not domestic cats but wildcats, and never were tigers fiercer; they continued to make an infernal uproar.
"A Romance of the West Indies" by Eugène Sue
Some cat lovers think our land first developed the domestic strain of cat.
"The Egyptian Cat Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Isaac and Esther will find me as domestic as a lame cat.
"Stories of the Foot-hills" by Margaret Collier Graham
The snake is their natural enemy, and is more destructive among them than a well-trained domestic cat would be.
"The Pearl of India" by Maturin M. Ballou
When young they are as easily domesticated as a cat, and become a nuisance with their love of fondling.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
A Chancellor of the Exchequer had caught up that notion of his about the tax on domestic cats.
"Tony Butler" by Charles James Lever
It always lay under a chair in the ordinary sitting-room, and was as much domesticated as a cat.
"Illustrative Anecdotes of the Animal Kingdom" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
The greatest foe of the domestic canary is the house cat.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Chief types or breeds of domesticated cats.
"A Guide for the Study of Animals" by Worrallo Whitney
The domestic cat is a rarity in Shoa; only great men place them as guardians in their storehouses.
"The Highlands of Ethiopia" by William Cornwallis Harris
Miss Chantrelle had the watchful, veiled eyes of the domestic cat.
"Prince Charlie" by Burford Delannoy
Unlike his domesticated brother, we saw several wild-cats take to the water promptly.
"True Bear Stories" by Joaquin Miller
One of the three was a female, who was as tame as a domestic cat, and lived in the house four or five years.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In news:

Lee County Domestic Animal Services is in need of canned cat food to feed hundreds of cats currently housed at the shelter.
World's Largest Domestic Cat Has Cancer.
The house cat —like domestic grains and farm animals—originated in the Fertile Crescent, probably about ten thousand years ago.
Is this a domestic house cat .
A hiker photographed and reported sighting a domestic house cat on the Hardy Ridge summit near Bonneville, Washington.
On Dec 13 Lee County Domestic Animal Services assisted a local resident with the voluntary surrender of 69 cats LCDAS is hoping to adopt the cats into permanent loving homes.
Meet the adult, male, domestic, shorthair cat.
Stewie is the world's longest domestic cat.
She is a two year old domestic short hair cat who is also waiting for her forever home.
Torin Halsey/Times Record News Gyro is a 3-year-old, brown and black tabby, domestic short-haired cat.
Twitch is six month old domestic short hair cat.
Tiki, 6, is a spayed female, black and white, Domestic Shorthair cat.
These domestic cats turned wild are a complicated and expensive problem facing us right here in Southwest Georgia.
VERO BEACH — My name is Rufus and I'm a seven-year-old male Domestic-shorthaired cat.
A Wisconsin hunter wants to declare open season on Wisconsin's free–roaming domestic cats.
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In science:

Thus, topic z5 is obviously about domestic cats, while topic z8 is about Apple computer products.
Personalizing Image Search Results on Flickr
The classical SI epidemiological model has been proposed and applied to the circulation of the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) within domestic cats.
Dynamical graphs for the SI epidemiological model
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